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Split Pea and Farmer Sausage soup

A classic favorite that's perfect for these rainy days: Split Pea and Farmer Sausage soup. Check out the recipe below or find it on our website! 🍲🥓
Course dinner, lunch, Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 6


  • 1 package dried yellow split peas
  • 1 package Farmer Sausage
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt & pepper
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Garnish with cilantro green onion, or cheese to taste.


  • Rinse split peas with cold water. Place in a Dutch oven or pot and thoroughly cover with fresh water. Bring to a boil for 2 minutes before removing from the heat. Cover pot and let stand for 1-4 hours or until peas are softened. Drain and rinse peas.
    (if you have an instant pot, this step goes a lot quicker!)
  • Slice and sear Johnston's Farmer sausage before adding in onion, salt, pepper, thyme, and bay leaf. Fill the pot with water until the ingredients are thoroughly covered.
  • Bring your soup to a boil then reduce heat and cover. Finally, let simmer for 1-1/2 hours, stirring occasionally. Test peas for desired softness.
  • Enjoy!
Keyword comfort food, farmer sausage, ham, soup

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